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Discuss Pipe covering at UK Plumbers Forums; Hi all, First post here, so be nice! Just had a bathroom fitted and stuck with some ugly pipes that I would like to cover preferably in a chrome finish. ...
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    Hi all,

    First post here, so be nice!

    Just had a bathroom fitted and stuck with some ugly pipes that I would like to cover preferably in a chrome finish. Any ideas?

    Snap on covers won't work due to elbow joint in pipe work I don't think?

    Thanks in advance,

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    for the level of finish thats not good

    guess you could try chrome pain
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    Yes I was disappointed with that everything else is spot on.

    He said chrome pipe couldn't be used due the elbow, I believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt108 View Post
    Yes I was disappointed with that everything else is spot on.

    He said chrome pipe couldn't be used due the elbow, I believe.
    hes right but why not plan ahead and go straight into the valve, instead of coming out in the centre and bending into them
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    Would it be possible slit a hose and wrap it round?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt108 View Post
    Would it be possible slit a hose and wrap it round?
    you could be the problem is what hose would you want to use?
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    Just seen the 'Hansgrohe Isiflex 1.25 Metre Shower Hose' online. Smooth finish. Not sure on diameter though?

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    http://www.screwfix.com/p/p801cp-05-...Fc0W0wodQP8N6Q

    What like these hard to get ones from your local Screwfix store at little over £2 each !!! (and you get some that have a proper plated finish to match the pipe)

    What a shame some don't go that little bit further for a good finish lets the rest of the work down.

    Just get it repiped in Chrome tube with a couple of 15mm couplings & elbows a proper plumber will even put a kick in the pipe to bring the valve square to the wall.
    Get it done right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt108 View Post
    Just seen the 'Hansgrohe Isiflex 1.25 Metre Shower Hose' online. Smooth finish. Not sure on diameter though?
    good idea but that will be too small



    better off painting them silver/chrome tbh
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    Okay thanks for your help.
    Any paint in particular?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris watkins View Post
    http://www.screwfix.com/p/p801cp-05-...Fc0W0wodQP8N6Q

    What like these hard to get ones from your local Screwfix store at little over £2 each !!! (and you get some that have a proper plated finish to match the pipe)

    What a shame some don't go that little bit further for a good finish lets the rest of the work down.
    tbh dont know why hes used a trv as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt108 View Post
    Okay thanks for your help.
    Any paint in particular?
    any metal paint should be fine, do a test piece first to see if your happy with the colour
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